The Seventh Annual Race For Refuge 10K/5K Run/Walk is scheduled for September 2, 2017 at 8:00 AM in the St. Louis Tower Grove Park – Sons of Rest Pavilion. Registration begins at 7:00 AM. 

This popular event generates funding for the St. Louis organization, The Covering House, which provides refuge and restoration to girls who have experienced sexual exploitation or sexual trafficking.

This race is for all ages, families and friends, with more than 330 participants last year.  The event includes several features that will be announced in the months to come.

5K Run/Walk cost per participant:

  •  Early Registration: $30 - Before July 14 at 11:59 PM
  •  Registration: $35 - After July 14 at 12:00 AM; before August 25 at 11:55 PM.
  • Late Registration $40 - After August 25 at 12:00 AM; before the start of the race on September 2 at 8:00 AM

10K Run cost per participant:

  •  Early Registration: $40 - Before July 14 at 11:59 PM
  •  Registration: $45 - After July 14 at 12:00 AM; before August 25 at 11:55 PM.
  • Late Registration $50 - After August 25 at 12:00 AM; before the start of the race on September 2 at 8:00 AM

Participants who register BEFORE Friday, August 19, 2017, will receive a free T-shirt. After August 18,       T-shirts are first come, first serve!

Highlights include:

  • Official timing
  • Pre & post refreshments
  • Prizes awarded to the top male and female racers in the 5K/10K Run events
  • Gift bags given to each participant
  • Free event T-shirt if registered before August 18
  • First name of race bib to all participants registered before August 18
  • Detailed race course download map here